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O’Keeffe, Georgia (1887–1986) By Hartel Jr, Herbert R.

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1598-1
Published: 02/05/2017
Retrieved: 23 July 2024, from


Georgia O’Keeffe was one of the most important American and women artists of the twentieth century and a leading early abstract painter. She is most famous for her synaesthetic, sensuously colored, and painterly abstractions and enlarged close-ups of flowers done in the late-1910s and 1920s, and her paintings of animal bones from the 1930s and 1940s.

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Hartel Jr, Herbert R.. O’Keeffe, Georgia (1887–1986). Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism, Taylor and Francis,

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